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[Canada] Woman sentenced for smoking in airplane bathroom

Newman had originally been facing two charges under the Canadian Aviation Regulations, one for smoking in a lavatory and the other alleging she failed to comply with instructions from a cabin crew. Last month, she pleaded guilty to the first of the two c
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27
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DOT Seeks To Keep Ban Of E-Cigarettes On Planes ($$)

on Oct. 7 asked the District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to reject a petition by a think tank and a e-cigarette association challenging its rule on banning e-cigarettes on airplanes, arguing that it is not unconstitutional and the ban protec
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 18, 2016 21:55
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Airlines Tackling Risks From Electronic Devices ($$)

Airlines are adding more staff training and stocking planes with fire-containment bags to combat the threat of overheating mobile device batteries on flights and in airports. Passengers now typically haul a number of electronics onto flights including p
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 14, 2016 16:07
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CEI v DOT: BRIEF FOR RESPONDENTS, Oct 7, 2016

To protect airline passengers from secondhand exposure to e-cigarette aerosol, the final rule clarifies that the use of e-cigarettes on aircraft constitutes “smoking” within the meaning of the statutory ban on smoking on aircraft. The final rule is a rea
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 12, 2016 19:37
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DOCKET for CEI v DOT 4/28-10/12/16

CLERK’S ORDER filed granting petitioners’ unopposed motion to extend time to file the reply brief, The following revised briefing schedule will now apply: PETITIONER Reply Brief due 11/04/2016. DEFERRED APPENDIX due 11/14/2016. Final Briefs due 11/28/2016
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 12, 2016 19:10
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CEI v. DOT

The lawsuit alleges DOT has no authority to issue such a ban and that the agency is illegally rewriting congressional law. In 1989, Congress authorized DOT to issue rules banning in-flight smoking. But, as DOT itself admitted when it first proposed to ba
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Oct 12, 2016 18:55
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COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE, THE CONSUMER ADVOCATES FOR SMOKE-FREE ALTERNATIVES ASSOCIATION, and GORDON CUMMINGS v DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: OPENING BRIEF OF PETITIONERS (PDF)

DOT improperly banned the use of e-cigarettes under the anti-smoking statute, 49 U.S.C. § 41706, because e-cigarettes do not burn (or even contain) tobacco, much less produce smoke. DOT’s reliance on the anti-smoking statute to ban e-cigarettes violates t
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Oct 12, 2016 18:51
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DOT Urges DC Circ. To Uphold E-Cig Ban On Flights ($$)

urged the D.C. Circuit to affirm its recently imposed ban on electronic cigarette use on commercial flights, saying it’s reasonable regulation that ensures safe and adequate air transportation and protects passengers’ health. The DOT and U.S. Transportat
Law360
added Oct 12, 2016 16:19
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[Italy, UK] EU migrant escapes with £250 fine for smoking on plane because warnings were in English

Italian Paulo Regina, 43, had been flying into the UK to get a job under Freedom of Movement laws but claimed he did not realise that he was not allowed to light up during the flight as none of the in-flight announcements were given in his native language
The [London, UK] Express
added Oct 5, 2016 17:12
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[UK] Thornton Heath man fined £500 for smoking on plane bound for Gatwick

A Thornton Heath man has been handed a hefty fine after admitting to smoking on a plane, despite him insisting he had no idea it was against the law. Stanislav Stoilov sparked up his cigarette on a flight from Bulgaria to Gatwick while the aircraft was
Croydon Advertiser (uk)
added Oct 5, 2016 17:11
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